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Twisted Terms: “SAVES Act” Actually Harms Endangered Species

Twisted Terms: “SAVES Act” Actually Harms Endangered Species

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 10, 2017 1

There’s a sinister bill making its way through Congress, but you probably don’t know about it. The reason you don’t know about it is because of its name. It’s called the “SAVES Act” (Saving

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Videos: Reforestation, One Nation and One Person at a Time

Videos: Reforestation, One Nation and One Person at a Time

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 28, 2017 0

Around the world, deforestation is causing millions of species to lose their natural habitats. Estimates are that tracts half the size of England are lost annually, and scientists say that the world’s rain forests could completely vanish

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Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 14, 2017 0

Drones have become popular conservation tools. The Bureau of Land Management, the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey have all used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor wildlife populations or to

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New Technology Helps Catch Poachers in Africa

New Technology Helps Catch Poachers in Africa

Tania Curry December 14, 2016 0

Earlier this year, WWF installed two systems in a protected area in central Kenya where endangered white and black rhino roam along with poachers. Nine months later, this investment is paying off. More than two

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Assam State in India Takes New Steps to Stop Rhino Poaching

Assam State in India Takes New Steps to Stop Rhino Poaching

Julie Waggoner July 2, 2016 0

In the northeast Indian state of Assam the newly elected government this month announced plans to crack down on poaching of one-horned rhinos in the area. Kaziranga National Park in Assam is home to

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Vanquished Vultures and Criminal Coyotes: Underappreciated Wildlife

Vanquished Vultures and Criminal Coyotes: Underappreciated Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 23, 2016 17

Poaching has pushed species of elephants and rhinos to the brink of extinction. Poachers are also bringing another type of animal to the edge of existence, but I bet you haven’t even heard of its

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